Adapted from Nobel-prize winning author Toni Morrison’s acclaimed novel, Beloved is set in 1873 Ohio, as Sethe, a mother of three, is haunted by her horrific past of enslavement, and her desperate efforts to achieve […]
Please join us for an evening of performances, interviews, artwork and more, starring emcee, columnist, community advocate, and lifelong Washingtonian Rayceen Pendarvis. Together with LGBTQ+ individuals and allies, Rayceen will guide the audience through a program […]
Over 40 authors will sign and sell their books. A great opportunity to meet authors and have them autographed.
Hiram Revels: First African American Senator Two days after Mississippi is readmitted to the Union on February 23, 1870, Hiram Revels, a schoolmaster and preacher, becomes the first African American to serve in the U.S. […]
Suppressed: The Fight to Vote Film Screenings Multiple Dates Francis A. Gregory Library 3660 Alabama Ave SE Anacostia Library 1800 Good Hope Rd SE 2018 was a contentious year featuring a high stakes mid-term election […]
A panel discussion including Harriet Tubman descendant and historian CR Gibbs: How did Harriet Tubman and other African Americans influence the women’s suffrage movement? Fraser Mansion 1701 20th St NW (202) 667-6404
Join staff from the National Portrait Gallery and the DC Public Library for a monthly conversation about portraits and prose. Discuss a portrait from the museum’s collection in addition to Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson Brown […]